The role of the handbrake, foot brake and clutch pedal when it comes to stopping your vehicle temporarily can cause enormous confusion. When you stop at traffic lights, for example, is it best to use the handbrake and keep the car in gear, engage the clutch and accelerator simultaneously to keep the engine at “bite” point or adopt a completely different combination of actions?
With so many driving instructors out there promising ‘expert tuition’ and ‘the cheapest lessons around’, it’s getting harder and harder for the very best to stand out from the crowd. So what should you be looking for in a good driving instructor?
It goes without saying that the vast majority of learner drivers, regardless of their age, are incredibly nervous when getting behind the wheel – whether it’s their first time or if they’ve had a bad experience before.